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Number of coronavirus patients discharged from Virginia hospitals nears 1K

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Posted at 9:27 AM, Apr 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-16 09:55:21-04

Virginia's coronavirus case numbers have been on the rise, but so have the number of patients who have been hospitalized and discharged after testing positive for the virus.

As of Thursday morning, 951COVID-19 patients have been hospitalized and discharged, according to the Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association.

The combined number of confirmed positive COVID-19 patients who are currently hospitalized, and hospitalized patients whose COVID-19 test results are pending is currently at 1,337.

Virginia has a total of 6,889 confirmed cases of coronavirus and 208 virus-related deaths, as of Thursday morning. From Wednesday to Thursday case numbers rose by 389 in Virginia and there were 13 more coronavirus-related deaths.

Here's the breakdown of confirmed cases in local areas:

  • Chesapeake 143
  • Accomack 19
  • Northampton 4
  • Hampton 29
  • Norfolk 105
  • James City County 135
  • Newport News 97
  • Poquoson 6
  • Williamsburg 19
  • York County 37
  • Portsmouth 62
  • Gloucester 20
  • Virginia Beach 258
  • Franklin City 9
  • Isle of Wight 63
  • Southampton 6
  • Suffolk 65

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